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Test ID: NOXB    
Neutrophil Oxidative Burst, Blood

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011


NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Diagnosis of X-linked chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) in male patients <40 years of age or autosomal recessive CGD in male and female patients


Identification of X-linked CGD female carriers

Profile Information A profile is a group of laboratory tests that are ordered and performed together under a single Mayo Test ID. Profile information lists the test performed, inclusive of the test fee, when a profile is ordered and includes reporting names and individual availability.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
NOXB1Neutrophil Oxidative BurstNoYes
NOXB2NOXB Control TubeNoYes

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Flow Cytometry

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Neutrophil Oxidative Burst, B

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Chronic Granulomatous Disease (CGD)
NBT (Nitroblue Tetrazolium) Assay
Neutrophil function
Nitroblue Tetrazolium (NBT) Assay
Oxidative burst
Dihydrorhodamine (DHR)